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Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Brandon University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Metaphysics or Epistemology or Philosophy of Mind or Philosophy of Science
AOS categories Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
AOC Metaphysics or Epistemology or Philosophy of Mind or Philosophy of Science
AOC categories Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Start date July 1, 2017 or as agreed
Job description

The Philosophy Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a generalist in the analytic tradition who works in metaphysics or epistemology (broadly conceived). AOS/AOC: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, or Philosophy of Science. Course preparations typically cycle through: Sentential Logic, Predicate Logic, Epistemology, British Empiricism, History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, upper-year undergraduate seminars in topics in analytic philosophy. Standard teaching load is 5-6 undergraduate courses per academic year. Teaching reduction is available for incoming junior faculty. Applicants must have an active research and publishing program, demonstrated excellence in teaching or clear evidence of the potential to develop the same, and be willing to participate collegially in the life of the department and engage in service activities within the university and the wider community.

How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a research sample, a teaching dossier that includes sample course outlines, student course evaluations, and proof of citizenship status in a single pdf document. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to: philsearch@brandonu.ca.
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: February 24, 2017, 12:00am CST
Hard deadline June 30, 2017, 12:00am CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.brandonu.ca/arts
Contact name Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Dean of Arts
Contact email
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Time created February 9, 2017, 8:11am EST
Scheduled expiry date June 30, 2017, 12:00am CST
Last updated February 9, 2017, 8:11am EST
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Due to quick faculty departure, we will begin to consider applications in two weeks. Position begins July 1 or as agreeable. Teaching begins Fall 2017.

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